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BISE Rawalpindi announces schedule for matric exams

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The Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) Rawalpindi has announced the schedule for the Secondary School Certificate (SSC) Part II examination in the city.

The board said on Friday in a statement that it has completed all preparations for the crucial papers starting from April 1.

The roll number slips have been issued, and private candidates can download them from the board’s website.

However, regular candidates can get hard copies of their roll number slips from their schools, according to the BISE.

It has also added that surveillance teams have been formed to control cheating during exams.

Meanwhile, examination teams have been asked to carry out their professional duties without any fear, as the board will have the support of law enforcement agencies to ensure a peaceful environment during the SSC Part II exams, revealed the BISE.

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Ramadan 2023: Sindh revises school, college timings

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The Sindh School Education and Literacy Department on Monday announced the revised timings for all the educational institutions in the province during the holy month of Ramadan

All the government and private schools in Sindh will now start at 7:30am and continue till 12pm (noon) from Monday to Thursday and on Saturday. 

Meanwhile, the school timings on Friday will be from 7:30am to 11am. 

Office timings

On Monday, the federal government also notified timings for public offices during the holy month.

In a notification, the Establishment Division said the public offices coming under the ambit of the federal government would operate from 7:30am to 1:30pm from Monday to Thursday.

Moreover, the public offices coming under the ambit of the federal government would operate from 7:30am to 12:00pm on Fridays.

First Ramadan expected on March 23

Meanwhile, The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) forecast that there is a strong possibility that the crescent for Ramadan 2023 will be sighted on the evening of March 22 (Wednesday).

The update was shared by the Met department’s Climate Data Processing Centre. This means the first of Ramadan is likely to fall on Thursday, March 23 in Pakistan.

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Cleric shot dead in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar

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A cleric was shot dead in Karachi’s Gulistan-e-Jauhar on Tuesday after morning prayers.

According to police, Maulana Abdul Qayyum Sufi, was going back home after Fajr prayers in Gulistan-e-Jauhar Block-9 when assailants riding a motorcycle opened fire at him.

The police said that Maulana Abdul Qayyum Sufi was a member of the Pakistan Ulema Association and a prayer leader at Mohammadia Noorani Islamic Centre.

There were no further details available about the incident.

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Ramadan 2023: Minimum Nisab set at Rs103,159 for Zakat deduction

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The Ministry of Poverty Alleviation and Social Safety has fixed the Nisab for Zakat deduction for the ongoing year. 

According to a notification issued by the ministry, Zakat will be deducted from saving accounts, profit and loss sharing accounts and other similar accounts having a minimum balance of Rs103,159 or above, on the first of Ramadan.

The Nisab was fixed at Rs88,927 in the previous year.

Under the Zakat and Ushr Ordinance 1980, no Zakat would be deducted in case a bank account has a lesser amount than the value announced by the ministry, added the statement. 

“All the Zakat Collection Controlling Agencies (ZCCAs) are requested to deduct the Zakat accordingly,” it said. 

The first of Ramadan will likely fall on March 23, this year, subject to the appearance of the moon.

To be liable for Zakat — which is one of the five pillars of Islam — one’s wealth must amount to more than a threshold figure, termed the “Nisab”.

Those who do not want Zakat deduction from their accounts can submit a “Zakat exemption” form to their respective banks. 

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